Decided only proper way to see Laos was by bike. Hired a Honda XR 250 and headed north. Stayed few days in Vang Vieng. Unreal scenery! Stayed out of town for few days in great guesthouse called SKC right on the river. Think I was one if only two guests! Very chilled out place. Most people here are tubing down the river but thats a bit too hectic for me! Nightlife is crazy, town full of bars and restaurants. Took the bike to Blue Lagoon and caves, really cool place.